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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of extreme southeast Texas on Sabine Lake near the Louisiana border. It is a major deep-water port connected by channel with the Gulf of Mexico. Population: 55,700.
  • See L├╝shun.

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  • n. a battle in the Chino-Japanese War (1894); Japanese captured the port and fortifications from the Chinese
  • n. a major port city in northeastern China on the Liaodong Peninsula; now a part of Luda


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